House Extensions Ashford Kent
With the average UK house size now smaller than ever before many people are considering extending their home; if you have additional space at the side or rear of your property, a house extension will provide you with extra space for storage, entertaining friends or family life in general. With the governments relaxed planning laws an extension is a viable option for almost anyone.
Creating Additional living space in Ashford is becoming more popular than ever, house extensions represent a genuine opportunity to add value to an existing property. However for many embarking on a project such as a house extension is a worrying prospect; how do we go about the design? What do we need to consider regarding planning? What is a reasonable budget?
At Darren Epps, we will support you throughout the process this includes providing you with design ideas and technical drawings, helping with the planning process including permitted development, working out costings for your project and ultimately building your new extension.
Purpose Built Rooms
Should you be dreaming of a new space in your home for a specific purpose, an extension represents the perfect solution. Home gyms, studies, kids playrooms, cinema rooms, additional bedrooms, dining rooms, kitchens. The list is virtually endless;
The addition of running water by way of an extra toilet, shower or wetroom will significantly increase the resale value of your home. In our experience, this is particularly attractive for larger families or those that have elderly relatives living with them.
Should you wish to achieve a modern look the addition of roof lights, bi-fold door or even glass walls will make your new living space appear more spacious, bright and welcoming.
Extensions can vary in cost a simple extension utilising lower priced materials can be relatively inexpensive.
All products used adhere to relevant building regulations, an extension will not break the bank yet the benefits will be significant.
In some cases, the use of larger roof lights containing UV responsive glass or high-quality bifold doors can increase the cost.
The materials used will often be dependent on a few variables client budget, the proposed design along with the need to make the extension fit seamlessly with the existing building.
Other elements that can affect the price of your proposed extension include the addition of running water along with the final finish and fittings.
Rest assured It is our policy to advise our customer on the best way to achieve their goals at the lowest cost possible.
An example would be that of a simple 12×10 foot extension complete with roof light coming in at roughly £23,500 it is sensible to budget for an additional £1500 which will cover any building regulations and planning fees.